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Alberts, Susan C, Professor
(919) 660-7272

Behavorial ecology and ecological genetics of large mammals

Armaleo, Daniele, Associate Professor Of The Practice
(919) 660-7326

Developmental and molecular biology of symbiosis in lichens

Barber, Richard T, NSOE Professor Emeritus
(252) 504-7578, (252) 504-7586

Baugh, Ryan, Assistant Professor
(919) 613-8179

Developmental genetics and genomics

Bejsovec, Amy, Associate Professor
(919) 613-8162

Genetic control of cell fate specification in Drosophila

Benfey, Philip N, Paul Kramer Professor and Investigator, HHMI
613-8182, 660-7338

Plant Developmental Genetics and Genomics

Bernhardt, Emily S., Associate Professor
(919) 660-7318

ecosystem ecology and biogeochemistry

Bhandawat, Vikas, Assistant Professor

Drosophila olfaction

Boynton, John E, Professor Emeritus

Brandon, Robert N, Professor of Philosophy and Professor of Biology
(919) 660-3067

Broverman, Sherryl A, Associate Professor of the Practice
(919) 668-0228

science literacy for non-majors; science education reform; the interaction of gender, education and global health

Bryan, Virginia S., Senior Research Scientist
(919) 660-7298

Systematics and Cytology; Bryophytes - Ephemeraceae

Buchler, Nicolas, Assistant Professor of Biology and Physics
(919) 699-8209

Molecular mechanisms and the evolution of switches and oscillators in gene networks; systems biology; comparative genomics

Chen, Meng, Assistant Professor
(919) 684-8442

Light signaling and nuclear organization in plants

Christensen, Norman L., Research Professor
(919) 613-8052

Clark, James S., H.L. Blomquist Professor of Environment and Professor of Biology and Professor of Statistics
(919) 613-8036


Cook-Deegan, Robert M., Center for Genome Ethics, Law and Policy of History and Philosophy of Science, Technology and Medicine and Biology and Research Professor of Biology

Health policy, science policy, bioethics

Crowder, Larry B., NSOE Professor and Professor of Biology
(252) 504-7637

Culberson, Chicita F, Senior Research Scientist
(919) 660-7300

Identification and chemistry of lichen products

Cunningham, Clifford, Professor
(919) 660-7356

Evolution and biogeography of marine invertebrates

De Cruz, Adele, Adjunct Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biology and Fine Arts Conservation Scientist
(919) 613-5024

Application of lasers at 3microns with biological materials.

Dong, Xinnian, Professor
(919) 613-8176

Plant-Microbe interactions

Donohue, Kathleen, Professor
(919) 613-7467

Evolutionary ecology and genetics of natural plant populations, genetic basis of adaptation, gene-environment interactions

Drea, Christine, Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology and Associate Professor of Biology
660-7367, 660-7368

Eason, Vickie Knight, Instructor
(919) 684-5446

Fluke, Donald J, Professor Emeritus

Forward, Richard B., Professor
(252) 504-7610

Gillham, Nicholas W, James B Duke Professor Emeritus
(919) 613-8160

Grunwald, Ron, Lecturer

Membrane biochemistry

Haase, Steve, Associate Professor
(919) 613-8205

Control of cell cycle, DNA replication, and centrosome duplication in budding yeast

Hartemink, Alexander, Professor of Computer Science and Biology
(919) 660-6514

Hill, Alison, Assistant Professor of the Practice
(919) 660-7349

Johnsen, Sonke, Professor
(919) 660-7321

Comparative physiology; focusing on vision, crypsis, optics, and bioluminescence in the open ocean

Kiehart, Daniel P, Professor and Dean of Natural Sciences
919-613-8157, 919-613-8150, 919-613-8151

Biophysical approaches to cellular, molecular and developmental biology

Klopfer, Peter H, Professor Emeritus
(919) 684-3991

animal behavior and behavioral ecology

Koelle, Katia, Associate Professor
(919) 660-9457

Theoretical biology; ecology and evolution of infectious diseases

Kohorn, Bruce D, Adjunct Professor of Biology

Lacey, Elizabeth, Adjunct Professor of Biology
(336) 334-4955

Lee, Charlotte T., Scholar in Residence

Livingstone, Daniel A, James B Duke Professor Emeritus and Research Professor
(919) 684-3264

Lutzoni, Francois M, Professor
(919) 660-7261

Evolution of symbiotic systems

Magwene, Paul M, Associate Professor
(919) 613-8159

Evolutionary Genomics, Systems Biology, and Bioinformatics

Manos, Paul S, Professor and Associate Chair
(919) 660-7358

Systematics and phylogeography of flowering plants

McClay, David R, Professor
919-613-8188, 919-613-8190

Developmental Biology

McShea, Dan, Professor
919-660-7342 office, 660-7343 lab

Hierarchy Theory, Macroevolution, Philosophy of Biology

Mercer, John M, Associate Professor Of The Practice
(919) 660-7354

Molecular evolution, Evolution, Mathematical biology, Morphometrics

Mitchell-Olds, Thomas, Professor
(919) 668-1635

Ecological and evolutionary genomics; Complex trait variation; Drought tolerance and food security

Morris, William F, Professor
(919) 684-5257

Population ecology, mutualism, plant-insect interations, life-history adaptations to stochastic environments, theoretical ecology, conservation ecology

Motten, Alexander F, Associate Professor Of The Practice and Co-director of Undergraduate Studies
(919) 684-2301

Evolutionary ecology, plant reproductive biology, biodiversity

Nemergut, Diana, Associate Professor
(919) 660-7424

Microbial Ecology and Evolution

Nicklas, R Bruce, Arthur S. Pearse Professor Emeritus of Biology
(919) 613-8196

Mitosis and evolution

Nijhout, H Frederik, Professor

Developmental physiology/development and evolution

Noor, Juliet F, Lecturer
(919) 613-8224

Noor, Mohamed A., Professor and Chair
919-613-8156, 919-660-7338

Speciation and evolutionary genetics, recombination

Nowicki, Stephen, Professor of Biology and Dean of Undergraduate Education
919-668-3420, 919-684-6950

Function, structure, and evolution of animal signaling systems

Onyango, Patrick O., Adjunct Assistant Professor

Patek, Sheila, Associate Professor

Pei, Zhen-Ming, Associate Professor
919-613-8152 (office), 613-8165 (lab)

Plant Sensory Signal Transduction

Perz-Edwards, Alyssa K, Lecturer and Assistant Dean, Trinity College
(919) 684-6217

Pryer, Kathleen M., Professor
(919) 660-7380

Evolutionary biology of early land plants

Rausher, Mark D, Professor
(919) 684-2295

Evolutionary Genetics and Molecular Evolution

Reid, Chantal D., Assistant Professor of the Practice
(919) 660-7378

Physiological ecology and global change

Reynolds, James F., Professor of Environmental Science and Biology
(919) 660-7404

Land degradation in arid and semiarid rangelands; Experimental and modeling studies of effects of elevated CO2 and rainfall variability on dryland ecosystems

Reynolds, Julie A, Associate Professor of the Practice and Director of Undergraduate Studies
(919) 681-6899

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Science Literacy and Civic Engagement, Writing-to-learn pedagogies

Rittschof, Daniel, Lee Hill Snowdon Professor of Ecology and Director of Undergraduate studies at the Marine Laboratory
(252) 504-7634

Rodrigo, Allen G., Professor and Director of NESCent

Computational evolutionary biology

Rosenberg, Alexander, Professor of Philosophy and Professor of Biology
(919) 660-3047

Roth, V. Louise, Professor
919-660-7352, 660-7353

Morphological and molecular evolution in mammals: size, shape, and ontogeny

Schmid, Amy K, Assistant Professor
(919) 613-4464

Systems biology of archaea: understanding regulatory network responses to environmental extremes

Searles, Richard R, Professor Emeritus
(919) 660-7336

Seaweed flora of the Southeastern US and the Caribbean.

Shaw, Jonathan, Professor
(919) 660-7344

Evolution and diversity of bryophytes

Sherwood, David R., Associate Professor
(919) 613-8192

Understanding morphogenetic mechanisms in development

Sherwood, Nina T, Associate Professor of the Practice and IGSP Scholar

Functions of spastin and other microtubule severing proteins in the nervous system; Drosophila models of human disease

Siedow, James N., Professor
(919) 684-5445

Function and regulation of plant respiratory pathways

Smith, Kathleen K, Professor
(919) 684-3402

Functional morphology and evolution of vertebrates; craniofacial development, evolutionary morphology

Spana, Eric, Assistant Professor of the Practice
(919) 613-8208

Staddon, John, James B Duke Professor of Psychology and Professor of Biology
+1 919 493 4398

Strain, Boyd R., Professor Emeritus
(919) 384-2051

Sun, Tai-Ping, Professor
(919) 613-8166

Mechanisms of phytohormone controlled growth and development

Terborgh, John W, NSOE Professor and Professor of Biology
(919) 490-9081

Tucker, Vance A, Professor Emeritus

Uyenoyama, Marcy K, Professor
(919) 660-7350

Population genetics, molecular evolution

Vilgalys, Rytas, Professor
919-660-7361, 660-7362

Phylogenetic systematics and molecular evolution in fungi

Vogel, Steven, Research Professor
(919) 684-3791, (919) 660-7372

Life in moving fluids

Volkan, Pelin Cayirlioglu, Assistant Professor

Genetic Regulation of Olfactory Circuit Assembly and Remodeling in Drosophila

Wainwright, Stephen A., James B. Duke Professor Emeritus

Biomechanics; Design in organisms and engineering

Wernegreen, Jennifer J, Associate Professor of Environmental and Evolutionary Genomics and Associate Professor of Biology
(919) 681-0331

White, Richard A, University Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus and University Marshal
660-7305, 660-7268

Comparative anatomy of vascular plants

Wilbur, Robert L, Professor Emeritus
919-660-7324, 919-660-7317

Systematics of vascular plants

Willard, Huntington F, Adjunct Professor of Biology

Genome biology, human genetics and genomics, epigenetics

Willis, John H, Professor

Evolutionary genetics in natural plant populations

Wilson, William, Associate Professor
(919) 451-6688

Wray, Gregory A, Professor of Biology and Evolutionary Anthropology and Director, Center for Evolutionary Genomics
(919) 684-6696

Evolution of gene networks and developmental mechanisms

Wright, Justin, Associate Professor
(919) 613-8096

Community, Landscape and Ecosystem Ecology

Yoder, Anne D., Professor and Director, Duke Lemur Center
(919) 660-7275

Phylogeny and evolution of mammals, ; conservation genetics; historical biogeography and biodiversity of Madagascar